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By Kathleen Nolan (eds.)

Never ahead of have the ladies of the Capetian royal dynasty in France been the topic of a research of their personal correct. the hot learn in Capetian ladies demanding situations outdated paradigms in regards to the constrained roles of royal girls, uncovering their impression in social, non secular, cultural or even political spheres. the students within the quantity examine medieval chroniclers' responses to the self sustaining activities of royal ladies in addition to smooth historians' use of them as autos for developing the earlier. The essays additionally delineate the production of reginal identification via cultural practices similar to spiritual patronage and the commissioning of manuscripts, tomb sculpture, and private seals.

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Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1992–95), 2:225–26. 11. Robert Henri Bautier, “Paris au temps d’Abelard,” in Abélard et son temps: Actes du Colloque International organise à l’occasion du 9e centenaire de la naissance de Pierre Abélard (l4–19 Mai 1979) (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1981), pp. 21–77 [58–69]. 12. Facinger, “Medieval Queenship,” p. 29. 13. See Achille Luchaire, Histoires des institutions monarchiques de la France sous les premiers Capétiens (987–1180) (Paris: Imprimerie nationale, 1891; repr.

208. 38. Letters of Fulbert, p. 207. That other bishops supported Constance is no surprise. , Stafford, “Emma,” p. 19). , Count Odo shifted from one side to the other until he was rewarded for staying with one. , Bak, “Queens as Scapegoats,” p. 230. 39. Letters of Fulbert, p. 206. 40. Pfister, Études, p. 76. Born ca. 1011, young Robert would have been about fourteen at this time. Odo received no lands after the king’s death and later became involved in an attempt, supported by Count Odo, to overthrow King Henry (Lewis, Sang royal, p.

The outraged Adelaide, in consultation with her ladies, arranged to have William brought into her garden where she pushed him deep into a cave. Inside the cave was W 28 LOIS L. HUNEYCUTT a fierce and hungry lion that was undoubtedly expected to put a quick end to the impudent knight. But William bravely thrust his fist directly into the lion’s mouth and down its throat, managing to kill the beast and extract its tongue with his bare hands. 1 The events in the story are, of course, not even close to historically accurate.

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